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Introduction to Digital Humanities
Sample DH Projects
Schnapp, Jeffrey. "Digital Humanities Fundamentals" and "The Project as Basic Unit." In A Short Guide to the Digital_Humanities. SG2–SG5.
AssignmentsAssignment 1 (PDF)
Data Mining of Open Content: The Artbot Project
Data Mining and NER Exercises
Bush, Vannevar. "As We May Think." The Atlantic, July 1945.
Humanities Data: The Comedie–Française Registers Project (CFRP)
From Written Records to Humanities Data
Guest Speaker: Jeff Ravel, MIT History Department
boyd, danah, and Kate Crawford. "Six Provocations for Big Data." A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society, September 2011.
ToolsDiverse basic Visualization Tools
Databases and Structures
Narratives and Filters
Work with CRFP Data
Blair, Ann. "Information Overload: Then and Now." The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 28, 2010.
GIS / Location
Data Visualization I (Spatial Mapping)
Data and its Interpretations
Discussion of Final Projects
Drucker, Johanna. "Humanities Approaches to Graphical Display." Digital Humanities Quarterly 5, no. 1 (2011).
Moby Dick Mapping Materials (ZIP - 35.6MB) (This ZIP package contains 5 .jpeg files, 2 .txt files, 1 .ppt file, 1 .doc file, 1 .xls file, and 1 HTML document.)
Data Visualization II (Time Mapping)
Discussion of Final Projects (cont.)
Few, Stephen. "The Chartjunk Debate: A Close Examination of Recent Findings." (PDF – 1.8MB) Visual Business Intelligence Newsletter. April–June 2011.
Curation: From Museum Curation to Digital Curation
Guest Speaker: Kristen Gresh, Photography Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Selection of Final Projects
Chitty, Andrew. "London Re-cut: Reclaiming History through the Co-curated Remixing of Film." Curator: The Museum Journal 54, no. 4 (October 2011): 413-418.
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Work on Final Project Pitch
Explore Ieraction between Technology and Public Spaces
Augmented Space and Design Process I
Final Project Pitches
Guest Speaker: Halsey Burgund, Artist and Mobile Developer
Manovich, Lev. "The Poetics of Augmented Space." 2012.
Alexander, Jane, Jake Barton, et al. "Transforming the Art Museum Experience: Gallery One." MW2013: Museums and the Web 2013: The Annual Conference of Museums and the Web. April 17–20, 2013.
"Human Centered Design Toolkit." Design Thinking Blog Listening.
Design Process II:
Prototyping and Wireframing
Guest Speaker: Frederico Casalegno, Mobile Experience Lab
Brown, Dan. Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning. New Riders, 2010. ISBN: 9780321712462. [Preview with Google Books]
Medero, Shawn. "Paper Prototyping." A List Apart. January 23, 2007.
Digital Humanities Debates, Frontiers, and Future
Final Project In–Class Work Time
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Sterne, Jonathan and Mitchell Akiyama. "The Recording That Never Wanted to Be Heard and Other Stories of Sonification." The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies. Edited by Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveld. Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780199995813.
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